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Misericordia University (formerly College Misericordia) is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college founded in 1924. Its 125-acre campus is located in Pennsylvania, in the city of Dallas, northeast of Wilkes-Barre.

Website: www.misericordia.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,964
Undergraduate
Students
(67.8%) 1,331 Women
(32.2%) 633 Men
580
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 1,547 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
570 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
565 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$51,030
Tuition and Fees
$34,560
Room and Board
$14,220
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$25,954
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$46,756
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
144
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Dallas Population
2,807 
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
44% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougar
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.7% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students
0.2%
First-Year Students Returning
51.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
60.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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